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This page contains links to detailed documentation on improving timeliness for short-term economic statistics by reducing the due date for businesses providing data. The papers below provide detailed information on methods relevant to this topic which have been implemented within statistical organisations. Issues covered include:
• Research which has shown that certain types of data items are likely to be available very early from some businesses
• Using an earlier due date for businesses chosen in a sub-sample
• Changing legislation on the date by which businesses are required to provide data
The papers below focus primarily on the issue of due date for businesses providing data. They may also contain information on other statistical processes defined in the STES Timeliness Framework .
Reducing the legal response time from 20 to 15 days at Statistics Austria (2005)
More Rapid Retail Trade Estimates at Statistics Sweden (2003)
The papers below refer to the issue of due date for businesses providing data to some extent. They also provide more detail on other statistical processes defined in the STES Timeliness Framework .
Factors Influencing the Differences in Timeliness for Retail Trade Statistics in Sweden, Italy and the United States (2003)
Sub-Sample Based Flash Estimate of Retail Trade at Statistics Finland (2003)
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